|New Living Translation (© 2007)|
If you give special attention and a good seat to the rich person, but you say to the poor one, "You can stand over there, or else sit on the floor"--well,
King James Bible
And ye have respect to him that weareth the gay clothing, and say unto him, Sit thou here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool:
American Standard Version
and ye have regard to him that weareth the fine clothing, and say, Sit thou here in a good place; and ye say to the poor man, Stand thou there, or sit under my footstool;
Young's Literal Translation
and ye may look upon him bearing the gay raiment, and may say to him, 'Thou -- sit thou here well,' and to the poor man may say, 'Thou -- stand thou there, or, Sit thou here under my footstool,' --
James 2:3 Additional TranslationsWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:3 Ye look upon him - With respect.
James 2:3 Parallel CommentariesApparel Attention Clothes Clothing Court Fair Fine Floor Footstool Gay Good Here's Honour Pay Please Poor Position Raiment Regard Respect Seat Seated Show Sit Special Splendid Stand Weareth Wearing WearsApparel Attention Clothes Clothing Court Fair Fine Floor Footstool Gay Good Here's Honour Pay Please Poor Position Raiment Regard Respect Seat Seated Show Sit Special Splendid Stand Weareth Wearing WearsThe Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright ©1996, 2004, 2007. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188.
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Proverbs 18:23 The poor plead for mercy; the rich answer with insults.
Luke 23:11 Then Herod and his soldiers began mocking and ridiculing Jesus. Finally, they put a royal robe on him and sent him back to Pilate.
James 2:2 For example, suppose someone comes into your meeting dressed in fancy clothes and expensive jewelry, and another comes in who is poor and dressed in dirty clothes.